Study identifies RNA molecules that regulate male hormones in prostate cancer
In most cases of prostate cancer, tumor cell growth is stimulated by the action of male hormones, or androgens, such as testosterone and dihydrotestosterone.
17 hours ago - News Medical - 2 articles
RNA molecules that regulate action of male hormone in prostate cancer identified
A study detected in tumoral tissue hundreds of RNAs that do not encode proteins but appear to regulate effects of androgens and androgen receptors on gene expression in tumors...
1 day ago - ScienceDaily
A polysaccharide found in brown algae shows great anticancer potential
Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer affecting men in the U.S. Although deemed survivable, it remains a considerable cause of death. A paper published in...
9 days ago - Natural News
HIFU treatment may be as effective as surgery or radiotherapy to destroy prostate tumors
Using high energy ultrasound beams to destroy prostate cancer tumors may be as effective as surgery or radiotherapy, but with fewer side effects.
13 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Study finds byproduct of common prostate cancer drug can stimulate growth of tumor cells
A genetic anomaly in certain men with prostate cancer may impact their response to common drugs used to treat the disease, according to new research at Cleveland Clinic. The...
23 days ago - News Medical - 3 articles
Fucoidan is an ideal polysaccharide to treat prostate cancer, new science shows
Fucoidan, a bioactive polysaccharide extracted mainly from algae, has been discovered to have significant potential as an anticancer treatment. This study, published in the...
24 days ago - Natural News - 2 articles
Studies of immunotherapy for prostate cancer yield encouraging results
Sumit K. Subudhi Several studies designed to investigate immunotherapies and immunotherapeutic combinations for treatment of prostate cancer have yielded encouraging...
27 days ago - Healio - 3 articles
Prostate Cancer Subtype that Responds to Immunotherapy Identified
CDK12 variants make tumors vulnerable to immune checkpoint inhibitors
1 month ago - MedPageToday
New subtype of prostate cancer
Researchers have identified a new subtype of prostate cancer that occurs in about 7 percent of patients with advanced disease. This subset of tumors were responsive to...
1 month ago - ScienceDaily
Genetic testing of prostate tumors could identify likely responders to immunotherapy
Scientists have identified a pattern of genetic changes that could pick out men with advanced prostate cancer who are likely to benefit from immunotherapy.
1 month ago - News Medical - 2 articles
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Good cholesterol may increase risk of heart disease in older women
Hormonal changes during menopause can cause the 'healthy' HDL blood fat to become harmful - by enlarging the particles, say scientists at the University of Pittsburgh.
Early Supper Linked to Lower Risk of Breast, Prostate Cancer
Having an early supper or leaving an interval of at least two hours before going to bed are both associated with a lower risk of breast and prostate cancer.
Prostate Cancer may be Made Aggressive by these 600 RNA Molecules
RNA molecules that regulate action of male hormone in prostate cancer have been identified by a recent research. These lncRNAs are powerful regulators of gene expression. They...
Q A: Senior Police Officer Set to Run a Marathon With Mouth Duct-taped to...
For organ donation awareness, Dr. Jayanth Murali, Director General of Police, Crime Branch CID, Chennai, South India is running a half-marathon with his mouth duct-taped
Political impact lingers after two main events in meat industry
Political ramifications are coming in from two events in the past week involving the meat industry. The first event was a July 12 forum sponsored by the U.S. Food and Drug...
Women who have had 5 kids are 70% more likely to develop Alzheimer's
The study was carried out on a total of 3,549 women in South Korea and Greece, who were tracked from the age of 71. The findings were published in the journal Neurology.
Implications of Unmet Promise of a Miracle Drug for Alzheimer's Disease: Review
Aging Brain Care model developed has been shown to reduce behavioral and psychological symptoms of AD, the use of medications with adverse cognitive effects, and family...
During the 'War on Drugs' He Was a Reagan Lawyer; Now He Owns a Marijuana Farm
Edward Weidenfeld is a successful Washington lawyer with ties to the political elite. He has worked as a senior adviser to six U.S. Presidents, including serving as general...
Three MA Projects Awarded AARP Community Challenge Grants
Three projects in Massachusetts - Old Colony YMCA, Pioneer Valley Transit Authority, and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell - were awarded grants from the national AARP...
Federal ‘Grandparents Raising Grandchildren' Bill Signed into Law
U.S. Senate Aging Committee Chairman Susan Collins and Ranking Member Bob Casey applauded the signing of the Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act , legislation...